By The Numbers: Hustle Stats

So far this season, the Coogs grab 37.1% of their offensive boards – 12.4 a game while opponents are getting to just 27.7% of their offensive boards (10 a game). According to KenPom, the national average is 28.5. Offensive rebounding is becoming more rare: teams average about 6% less offensive rebounds than a decade ago.   Many coaches have sacrificed some offensive rebounding opportunities in order to get back in transition. But the Cougars are 32nd in overall transition-FG defense and even better in transition defense after a rebound (#20 in the country). The Cougars have the best of both … Continue reading By The Numbers: Hustle Stats